Lookin At Lucky

Lookin At Lucky

Mathea Kelley

Lookin At Lucky Tops BC Workers at Hollywood

Multiple stakes winner drilled five furlongs in :59 3/5.

Multiple stakes winner Lookin At Lucky  worked five furlongs on Hollywood Park’s Cushion Track in :59 3/5 Oct. 31 in preparation for the Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) Nov. 6 at Churchill Downs.

“He went really well,” said trainer Bob Baffert after the drill under regular rider Martin Garcia. “I wanted him to go in about a minute. It was perfect for him. Everything’s a go.”

Garcia also worked Frizette Stakes (gr. I) winner A Z Warrior for Baffert in :49 for four furlongs in advance of the Grey Goose BC Juvenile Fillies (gr. I).

J P's Gusto, a multiple stakes winner who finished second in the Norfolk Stakes, worked six furlongs in 1:13 for the Grey Goose BC Juvenile for trainer David Hofmans.

Trainer Richard Mandella also worked a pair of Breeders’ Cup candidates: Goodwood Stakes (gr. I) runner-up Crown of Thorns in :59 2/5 for five furlongs on Cushion Track for the BC Dirt Mile (gr. I) and Clement Hirsch (gr. IT) Stakes winner Champ Pegasus  five furlongs on turf in 1:01 3/5 for the Emirates Airline BC Turf (gr. IT).

“Champ Pegasus went very nice and galloped out in :12,” said Mandella of the drill under Joel Rosario before Argentine co-owner Arturo Vargas.